Laryngeal hypersensitivity in the World Trade Center-exposed population: the role for respiratory retraining.


Upper airway symptoms among responders to the terrorist attack on 9/11 are progressive and multifactorial. For those symptoms that are laryngeal in origin, we are using a multidisciplinary approach that includes respiratory retraining and laryngeal desensitization through a speech pathologist trained in airway disorders. Our treatment paradigm and laryngeal… (More)
DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201205-0808OE